Requirements for physical site visits and the requirements and procedures for conducting audits using remote audit techniques exclusively or in combination with physical site visits. Applicable to standalone projects of all scales.

This document describes how Gold Standard certification decisions are made and how VVBs are approved to audit Gold Standard projects. It also includes which GS-VVBs are eligible to audit different Gold Standard project certification pathways.

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For VVBs to apply to become an approved auditor for Gold Standard for the Global Goals.

Template to document the auditing techniques used as part of the Site Visit and Remote Audit Requirements. This template is for Validation/Verification Bodies and is to be included in the validation/verification report/form. Applicable to each audit of a standalone project of any scale.